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APR 3, 2020


The Speakers


Manny Avramidis

How Successful Managers Influence Your Organization and Your Bottom Line

Manny Avramidis was appointed American Management Association International’s 18th President and Chief Executive Officer in June 2017.


Manny joined AMA in 1998; he has since served as Chief Human Resources Officer and then Senior Vice President of U.S. Management Education, where he transformed AMA into a multi-modality learning institution. His responsibilities included leading faculty, product development and delivery, learning technologies, assessments, and consultative learning services. He refined AMA’s ability to meet ever-changing customer and industry demands by leading the development of best-in-class content. Further, Manny leveraged multiple delivery platforms, featuring a wide array of new digital, video and audio capabilities for the teaching, publishing and marketing components of AMA. Manny helped evolve AMA into a multifaceted professional education provider that delivers learning experiences in more than 80 countries.

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President and CEO, American Management Association (AMA)


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Lecturer, Wharton School University of Penn

Patricia Scott, Ph.D.

Getting a Squirrel to Focus: Strategic Communications to Attract Today's Distracted Learners

Dr. Patricia Scott will help you speak, lead and inspire and can enhance any presentation, conversation, negotiation, sales call or interview. Her specialty is teaching the tools and strategies to break through distraction. In today’s world with so much noise, she can help you get your message heard.

Dr. Scott is an established expert and leader in the field of communication and has the experience and credentials to offer her clients a unique blend of time-tested strategies and real-world applications.

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